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HNWR097

FILES

HNWR097.jpg

Dublin Core

Title

HNWR097

Description

Engine No. 475 steams out of Roanoke. In 1946, the year considered to be the beginning of N&W's modern passenger service, an average ridership per train was 118. By 1971, when N&W discontinued passenger trains, the number had dropped to less than 30.

Creator

unknown

Source

Images of Rail: Norfolk and Western Railway by Nelson Harris

Date

unknown

Contributor

Nelson Harris; Virginia Museum of Transportation

Rights

Please contact the Virginia Room at 540.853.2073 for permission to use.

Format

Digital tiff

Type

Still Image

Identifier

HNWR097

Citation

unknown, “HNWR097,” Virginia Room Digital Collection, accessed July 5, 2020, http://www.virginiaroom.org/digital/document/HNWR097.